About the Show
Welome to the 2016 Progressive® Insurance Strictly Sail® Miami Boat Show at the Miamarina at Bayside.
It's the sailing event of the season! The fun begins Thursday (Premiere) February 11th and will not end until the final bell sounds Monday, February 15th. This five-day spectacular sailing event features the best of the best that the sailing industry has to offer. You'll find the latest and the greatest from boat builders across the globe. Come out to see, shop and test sail some of the newest sailboat designs, plus nearly 150 booths and land displays featuring sailing gear, accessories, and hardware from the industries top suppliers, along with the latest charter information and the boats you'll be chartering.
The Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami Show is also a resource for education and fun, something we call "Edutainment," featuring both on the water hands on training, land based interactive seminars and free hourly seminars, all geared to enhance your sailing skills and make you more confident at the helm. Start with the Discover Boating Hands On Skills Training program providing opportunities for both new sailors and Old Salts to get out on the water and learn more about the joys of sailing. For the captain with a little more experience, there are advanced activities to help you hone your skills and become more confident under sail. Or if you're not ready to get out on the water, sit in on one of the many seminars hosted by Industry experts, world travelers and the legends of sailing. Don't miss this opportunity to spend the day or spend the weekend training with industry pros from around the Globe. Visit the seminar tab for more details.
You’ll see everything from entry-level day sailors, cruising sailboats, race boats and the mega-cats in Miami. We are proud to be known as the Catamaran Capital of the world with a fabulous selection of catamarans - but there’s really something for every taste and every budget. The Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami show features a selection of boats both in the water and on land and ranging in sizes from 6 to almost 100 feet, for every sailor of every age, sailing ability, taste and budget. The Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami Show truly has something for everyone!
Park at Bayside and walk through the mall to the show or take advantage of a Park and Ride location and take our free shuttle service available from the outer lots. Each Park and Ride lot offers continous service to both show sites in spacious air conditioned coach buses or hop aboard the water taxi for a nice boat ride to the show. Either way we'll get you there. For a full map of parking and shuttle locations Click Here.
Features Currently Being Planned include:
Sailing Seminar Series Sponsored by Blue Water Sailing Magazine
Hone your skills and enhance your sailing ability through our hour long series of free seminars (hourly seminars included with the purchase of a ticket) led by renowned experts. Seminars change frequently so be sure to monitor the schedule often.
Discover Boating Hands On Skills Training Puts You at the Helm
Visitors can now experience the thrill of sailing under the supervision and direction of an experienced certified captain through our Take the Helm program. Located on the floating dock at the end of Pier B at Miamarina, these 90 minute lessons introduce non-sailors to the pleasure and joy of the sport while remaining in a controlled environment. More experienced sailors should choose the course suited to their skill level.
Pre registration required. Click Here to Register:
More advanced 3 1/2 hour courses are also available. For more information and to pre-register, strongly recommended as boats fill very quickly, Click Here to Register:
Try the New Sailing Maker Sailing Simulator – Get a feel for the water on a virtual sailboat ride. Qualified instructors will offer you a chance to experience how a boat reacts to wind and waves, and teaches you how to use the tiller. Designed and built by a nuclear physicist, the simulator recreates the actual movement of a boat under sail. It’s a unique training platform for sailors of all abilities—whether you’re a new boater who wants to learn how to sail and or an experienced sailor who wants to practice under different sailing conditions, the simulator is for you.
One ticket good for all three sites. Shuttle buses and water taxis between sites included with paid admission.